The Ministry for the Environment's 2021 Greenhouse Gas Inventory says that for the year 2019, agriculture was New Zealand's biggest emitting sector.

The Ministry for the Environment’s (MfE) 2021 Greenhouse Gas Inventory revealed that for the year 2019, agriculture was among the two largest contributors to New Zealand’s gross Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.

 
Dr Lucy Birkitt says there is strong demand for all of Massey University’s FEP courses.

Massey University is leading the carge to train rural professionals to help farmers to produce Farm Environment Plans (FEPs). It is running a series of courses ranging from introductory through to an advanced course. Peter Burke caught up with the participants at the advanced course at Massey recently.

Potential velvet world record holder, three-year-old Wapiti stag Eureka from Mayfield Elk Farm in Southland.

Southland elk farmer Tom May is no stranger to producing top quality velvet and believes that his Mayfield Elk Farm, just south of Winton, may have just set a world record.

After seven years, the Red Meat Profit Partnership (RMPP) came to an end on 31 March, yet chair Malcolm Bailey says it's work is "continuous".

The head of the Climate Change Commission, Dr Rod Carr says all New Zealanders have a responsibility to begin reducing emissions if we are to rise to the climate challenge.

Fonterra is on target to drop coal-fired boilers from its New Zealand manufacturing sites by 2037 as proposed by the Climate Change Commission.

Police hope to clear a backlog in the processing of new firearms licences and licence renewals ahead of the beginning of duck hunting season in May.

Fonterra chairman Peter McBride believes farmer shareholders’ views on capital structure changes are aligned with the board’s thinking.

Farmers are warning that some of the proposals in the Climate Change Commission draft advice to the Government will result in financial losses for many.

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